Events

What's close to Oxenham Arms Hotel & Restaurant


The Oxenham Arms Grade II Star Heritage England 890 year old building


The South Zeal Menhir 5000 year old Standing Stone


South Zeal Medieval Village


The South Zeal Stores Village Post Office, Tea Room and Shop


St Marys Church South Zeal


South Tawton South Zeal Walking Map


Soith Tawton South Zeal Cycling Maps


South Zeal Oxenham Arms walk to The Dartmoor Pixie Hut


South Zeal Classic Car &  Bike Show 2018 Saturday 7th April 2018 (Saturday after Easter).

Welcome to the 3rd South Zeal Classic Vehicle show ! Come along to this wonderful village event which is free to attend for spectators in 2017 we had 35 classic cars and 31 classic motorcycles in attendance

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2018 welcomes all owners of - Classic and / or interesting vehicles in the classes below

  • Classic Cars
  • Sports Cars
  • Classic Motorcyles
  • Sports Motorcycles
  • Agricultural and 4WD
  • Motorised Lawn Mowers
  • Other (i.e. vans,trucks,agricultural, ex MOD, boats, any other provided it has wheels ( or awheel 
To enter any vehicle costs only £4 avehicle. There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each class
Vehicles should arrive for 11AM and register at The Oxenham Arms
Please download a vehicle registration form from this website or collect one from the bar at The OxenhamArms
Free admission to spectators however we will be voting for prizes and the cost of a voting sheet is £2 persheet
Simon Powell  spowelluk@aol.com or Tel 01837 840244 for more information


Easter Holiday 2018 Good Friday March 30th through to Easter Monday April 2nd 2018

The Oxenham Arms will be fully open all day from 11AM to 11.30PM every day during Easter. Lunches, Evening Meals, Childrens Menu available also Group Menus. Dogs on leads are welcome in our 1477 Bar and beautiful gardens


May Day Monday May 7th 2018

May Day Bank Holiday Weekend starts on Saturday May 5th  through to Monday May 7th 2018


The Ten Tors Friday May 11th, Saturday May 12th and Sunday May 13th 2018

The Dartmoor Ten Tors Challenge. There may be many challenging walks in Britain today, but Ten Tors is still alone in catering solely for young people and which we believe to be the largest and most challenging event held nationally.


Spring Bank Holiday Monday May 28th 2018

Spring Bank Holiday Friday May 25th until Monday May 28th. We are open daily from 11AM until 11PM


Fathers Day Sunday Lunch June 17th 2018

Give Dad a wonderful afternoon or evening at The Oxenham Arms South Zeal, have lunch in the old monastery and birthplace of the pirate Captain John Oxenham.  Log fires wonderful atmosphere , groups and families of any size catered for. Lunch will be served all afternoon from 12 mid day on Fathers Day then our evening dinner menu starts at 6PM.  Pre bookings for tables please on tel 01837 840244


The Okehampton Show Thursday 9th August 2018

The highlight of the Okehampton year this great 1 day Agricultural,Farming, Trade Hospitality, Food and Events show is not to be missed. Just 4 miles from The Oxenham Arms. For updates keep your eye on the website http://www.okehamptonshow.co.uk/


The Dartmoor Folk Festival Fri 10th, Sat 11th and Sun 12th August 2018

The annual Dartmoor Folk Festival one of the countries largest, takes place every year in South Zeal. Come along to this wonderful event, free entry to the live music and atmosphere of singers, musicians and performers in and around The Oxenham Arms and South Zeal.Paid admission into the marquees in the recreation ground.

Take a look on the Dartmoor Folk Festival website at

http://www.dartmoorfolkfestival.org.uk/


The Oxenham Arms Beer Festival 2nd weekend of August 2018

The Oxenham Arms Beer Festival takes place at the same time as The Dartmoor Folk Festival, Real Ales, Ciders, Live Music, Barbeque. The Oxenham Arms Restaurants and Bar Menus will also be available throughout the 3 days and nights. We will also be serving breakfasts inside and outside Barbeque breakfasts outside. The Oxenham Arms Bar serving andopen all day until 2.30 AM each morning


The Chagford Show August 2018

The Chagford Show is a superb classic country show. Only 5 miles from The Oxenham Arms the show opens at 9AM and includes farming, equestrian events, Bars, LiveMusic, Trade Shows, Food, Classic vehicles and tractors. The Oxenham Arms will have a stand and the monks will be giving away free beer ! 


Italian Night September 2018

Italian Night. The Oxenham Arms was once a Benedictine Monastery and to celebrate St. Benedict who was an Italian we have our bi annual Italian Food, Music and Wine festival. Sensational traditional Italian food, starters, main courses and desserts from various regions of Italy, lovely wines and prosecco of course ! Plus live Italian music from performers who will play in front of you whilst you dine and enjoy the atmosphere.


South Zeal Carnival Night October 2018

Don't miss this fabulous annual night time carnival starting at 6PM. Vehicle floats, walking procession entries, grown ups and children. Lots of spectacle, lots of noise and lots of fun. To raise money for the carnival committee. The procession goes past The Oxenham Arms front door. Up the hill, down into Sticklepath village then returns back afterwards.


Beaujolais Nouveau Festival 15 November 2018

Our 1 day Beaujolais Nouveaux Festival transforms the bar at The Oxenham Arms into a celebration of France ! Live French Music, in addition to our great lunch and evening menu's we have an authentic French Cuisine Menu of starters, main courses and desserts and of course a great selection of French Wine. Live French music throughout theevening makes for a lot of fun and a wonderful experience. Best to book a table ! 01837 840244


Oxenham Arms Quiz Night Friday 30th November 2018

Come along and book a table for Marks quarterly Quiz at The Ox, Teams of 4 or make up a team when you get here. £2 per person all proceeds to St. Marys Chapel. Arrive for 7.15 - 7.30 ish start at 8 latest.


Christmas Eve Carols from 8PM December 24th 2018

Christmas Eve Carols by candlelight in The Oxenham Arms. Song sheets for all From 8PM. Bar Food and Restaurants fully open.


Oxenham Arms New Years Eve Party

New Years Eve Party. Welcome in 2018 with a dance at The Oxenham Arms. Full Bar, Bar Food and Restaurant open lunch and evening. There will be a wonderful Discotheque in The Dining Room with Tony &Steves Disco. Bar Open as normal. Dress to impress or come as you are ! Free Glass of Bubbly at Midnight of course ! No admission fee. Please book a table if you intend to dine with us on New Years Eve... and.. Happy New Year !!


Valentines Day 2018

Join us with your partner for Valentines Evening. A wonderful3 course dinner with choices on each course plus vegetarian options and live music performed while you dine. Enjoy your romantic evening in one of the most beautiful restaurants in England. Book a table now by calling 1837 840244

Italian Night at The Oxenham Arms Thursday 22nd February 2018

Italian Night ! The OxenhamArms was a Benedictine Monastery and to celebrate St Benedict who was Italian,we have ourmonthly Italian Food, Music and Wine festival. Sensational traditional Italian food, starters , main courses and desserts from variousregions of Italy, lovely wines and prosecco of course, plus live Italian music from performers who will play in front of you while you dine and enjoy theatmosphere. Tel 01837 840244 for reservations please.


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